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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: INDIANA AVENUE

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Railroad crossing at Indiana Avenue (CR 21) is closed until Saturday, Aug. 24, as Norfolk Southern works on repairs to the crossing. more

AUGUST BRUSH COLLECTION

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The August brush pickup will begin on Monday, August 26. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Residents are asked to have their brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m.... more

GROWING GOSHEN TOGETHER FALL SERIES ANNOUNCED

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Following a successful pilot community conversation in the spring, the Goshen Community Relations Commission (CRC) and Goshen Community Schools (GCS) will embark on a series of events in the next several months that will encourage discourse around topics that uniquely affect Goshen’s residents. A... more

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Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


Application for City Board or Commission Appointment

City Council

  • Jim McKee (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Mike Orgill (Republican)
  • Julia Gautsche (Democrat)
  • Adam Scharf (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Félix Pérez Diener

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis
  • Mitch Day

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Vince Turner (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Brian Krider (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Andrea Johnson (term 2/19 - 12/19)
  • Brian Garber (term 2/19 - 12/19)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison (term 1/19 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Leslie Biek, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Connie Garber, President, Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • John R. King, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/16 - 12/19)
  • Joe McCorkel, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Jim McKee, VP, City Council appointment (term 1/16 - 12/19)
  • Rolando Ortiz, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, Park Board appointment (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Richard Aguirre, Secretary, appointed by Mayor (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Brad Hunsberger, appointed by Mayor (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Scott McKee, appointed by the City Council (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Vice Chair, appointed by Plan Commission (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Angela McKenna, appointed by Mayor (alternate)
  • Mervin Helmut, appointed by the City Council (alternate)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • J.C. Schrock (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief 
  • Tim Short 7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Evan Miller (1/17 - 12/19)
  • David Araujo (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Jose Rocha (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Michelle Fanfair-Steury (1/19 - 12/21)
  • AJ Delgadillo (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/16 - 12/18)
  • Glenn Null (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Donald Brown (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Judith Davis (1/17 - 12/19)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Mary Lou Hetler
  • Laura Ann Martin
  • Phil Self
  • Colin Yoder

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker (2/17 - 1/21)
  • David Newell (2/18 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager (2/16 - 1/20)

Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell
  • Roger Nafziger
  • Barb Swartley
  • James Wellington
  • Doug Yoder

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Kristen Savage (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Greg Imbur (1/18 - 12/20)
  • David Ostergren (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Ned Kauffman (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Stan King (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Erin Floyd 
  • Angela Troyer

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Mayor's Arts Council

  • Joni Earl (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Tim Near (9/16 - 12/18)
  • John Mishler (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Kathy Stiffney (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Rafael Chavez (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Sunday Mahaja (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Anna Wiebe (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Josh Cooper (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Jerry Lapp (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Marcia Yost (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Brian Whirledge (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Kelly Kramer (5/18 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen. 


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council